The 2019 Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers was held from October 18 to October 19 at the Tulsa Historical Society and the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, master classes, panel discussions, and individual manuscript consultations with faculty. Participants included poets Kim Addonizio and Jeanetta Calhoun Mish; fiction writers Rachel Hall, Margot Livesey, and Anna-Marie McLemore; nonfiction writer Rhys Martin; agent Jennifer Udden (Barry Goldblatt Literary); Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry editorial board members Diane Burton, Crystal Carey, Cynthia Gustavson, and Christopher Murphy; and recent winners of the Nimrod Literary Awards. The cost of the conference was $60, which included lunch. Scholarships were available. The deadline to register for a one-on-one manuscript consultation with an editor was October 12; general registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available at the nearby Hyatt Regency hotel for a discounted rate. Visit the website for more information.
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O’Neal, Editor in Chief.